The latest Tack Faculty Lecture, on Oct. 9, was given by Anne K. Rasmussen, an enthnomusicologist and the William M. and Annie B. Bickers Professor of Middle Eastern Studies at William & Mary.
As part of William & Mary's ongoing partnership with sister university Beijing Normal, dance students and faculty from BNU participated in workshops and master classes with W&M students and faculty, and gave a performance last weekend.
In both teaching and research Xin Conan-Wu, associate professor of art and art history at William & Mary, emphasizes how landscapes span time and place.
Robert M. Gates ’65, L.H.D. ’98 will be reappointed to a second seven-year term as William & Mary’s Chancellor, President Katherine A. Rowe announced today.
Popular culture portrays Vikings as violent marauders who raided the coasts of Europe with impunity, but new research indicates the Vikings were vulnerable to at least one threat: a changing climate.
William & Mary recently signed a partnership agreement with Television Serrana, in conjunction with the Cuban Institute of Radio and Television, becoming the first U.S. university to have a formal agreement with the Cuban community media organization.
Their visit to Grove was the fourth community-service project the fellows have participated in during their U.S. stay.
William & Mary students toured Holocaust sites this summer to look at the Third Reich, national socialism and the Jewish people in Germany and Prague through a modern lens.
William & Mary students participating in a study-abroad program in Cuba the week after Commencement got an up-close look at the education system in that nation, as well as its history and culture.
Maicoll Gomez '18 was appointed to the Williamsburg Social Services Board on June 27. He is the first W&M student in that capacity and believed to be the first Latino.
To explain the complexities of nearly every society in human history, Joanna Schug points to an unlikely place: the American middle school.
AidData's new report focuses on whether the money China spends throughout the East Asia and Pacific region to secure national interests and win friends is having the desired effect.
The William & Mary’s Confucius Institute (WMCI) held its own Chinese Language Day event April 20th, an Open House at their headquarters in Rowe House on Jamestown Road. WMCI offered an impressive sampling of their year-round offerings at its Open House – calligraphy, paper cutting, music and language – everything that could fit in just two small rooms, that is. Visitors could learn from the numerous photos and news clippings about the many large-scale events WMCI sponsors throughout Virginia, such as the Asian Festival at Williamsburg Pottery, the Spring Festival Celebration, and World Taiji and Qigong Day.
A joint U.S.-Myanmar research team is now using a two-year, $545,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the geologic and oceanographic processes that control the fate of this vulnerable coastal area and its 50 million inhabitants.
Nick Balascio hopes the key to understanding the rise and fall of the Rapa Nui people rests in sediment he recently collected from Easter Island’s biggest lakes.
William & Mary Chancellor and former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates ’65, L.H.D. ’98 will become the chairman of Eisenhower Fellowships at its annual meeting and awards dinner on May 17 in Philadelphia.
Three William & Mary seniors will soon be taking their study skills abroad to learn foreign languages with support from the National Security Education Program.
The funding comes from the U.S. Agency for International Development and will go to support an open geospatial data center in Côte d’Ivoire.
W&M alumnus Dalton Bennett '10 was among the Washington Post staff members who received a Pulitzer for their investigative reporting.
The inaugural William & Mary Whole of Government Center of Excellence National Security Conference focused on ways that diverse agencies can work together to address important national security challenges.
The Reves Center for International Studies at William & Mary has announced that Ms. Wirawan “Boom” Mosby, internationally-recognized advocate for child survivors of sexual exploitation and founder and director of the HUG Project Thailand, will deliver the 2018 McSwain-Walker Lecture.
This past year, more recent graduates of William & Mary received Fulbright U.S. student grants than graduates of any other college or university in Virginia.
William & Mary is the top producer of Peace Corps volunteers among all of the nation’s medium-size public universities, according to a ranking released today.
William & Mary’s Board of Visitors today unanimously elected Katherine A. Rowe, currently provost of Smith College and a leader in digital innovation of the liberal arts, as the 28th president of the university. She will begin on July 1.
The grant will support a five-year research project on the cosmopolitan justice of international law.
Associate professor of religious studies Oludamini Ogunnaike discusses his efforts to bring West African Sufi poetry to a wider audience.
The 11th annual event features four days of films, special guests, workshops and receptions. Nearly 20 alumni working in the arts will be present to facilitate workshops on their area of expertise.
William & Mary Chancellor and former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates ’65, L.H.D. ’98 will discuss the state of political affairs at a public event Feb. 8.
In her final months at the university, Meher Babbar ’18 is taking time to reflect on what William & Mary means to its students and what students mean to William & Mary.
Mohammad Fadel, Associate Professor & Canada Research Chair for the Law and Economics of Islamic Law at the University of Toronto, will present two public lectures as the 2018 Kraemer Middle East Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence.